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Archive for February, 2012

Stitch Tease

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

  Woohoo….today I’m allowed to tell you my secret…. I’m taking part in my first ever bee. An international mystery bee no less. How exciting – and scary – is that? I was asked to take part – along with a group of other quilting bloggers from as far afield as the US, Morocco, the […]

Wonky Stars

Monday, February 27th, 2012

I’m going to be taking part in a new bee that’s starting up very soon, but as it’s all very hush-hush at the moment, I can’t really tell you much about it. Part of what I’ll be doing is making wonky stars – something I’ve never done before – despite being the patchwork star queen. […]

A Grey Day

Sunday, February 26th, 2012

After our lovely and much appreciated tiny breath of spring, we’ve gone back to grey and dismal and rain has set in. Actually this is a good thing. If it was a few degrees colder it would be snowing (please Lord, not more…!) and rain is the quickest way to get the snow we have […]

Spring is in the air….

Saturday, February 25th, 2012

I’ve had the windows open! I’ve changed all the beds and I’ve been cleaning like a frenzied thing. I bought myself a bunch of tulips. Last night I actually slept in something that wasn’t thick flannel pyjamas for the first time in a very long time!! (Too much information, I know, but this is a […]

Lent and random acts of kindness

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

What are you giving up for Lent? I still don’t know what I’m doing, but I don’t think I’m going to be giving up chocolate (which I’m not that excited about) or alcohol (I don’t drink beyond the odd – very odd – G&T). I don’t think giving up a food item is really up […]